Roosevelt CEO Felicia Wong on CNBC: Missed Opportunities in Third GOP Debate

Republican presidential candidates from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and John Kasich take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

By Roosevelt Institute |

In an op-ed for CNBC, Roosevelt Institute President and CEO Felicia Wong said the Republican presidential candidates missed a big opportunity to connect with middle- and working-class voters at their third debate in Denver:

The not-so-secret truth is that Republican voters want something different than what the candidates are proposing; they want deep structural changes that rewrite the rules of the economy and provide economic security for the middle class.

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